TITLE

OCEANS AND CONTINENTS

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Oceans (9781405321754);2008, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Oceans" is presented. It defines the difference in topography and composition between oceans floors and the continents that divide them. It discusses how changes in their respective movements affect each other creating such phenomena as the continental drift, creeping mantle and moving plates which are dotted with volcanoes and volcanic islands and are often the sites of earthquakes and tsunamis.
ACCESSION #
43662789

 

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